March weather forecast
Faro, Portugal

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Faro, Portugal, with an average temperature ranging between max 16.7°C (62.1°F) and min 12.3°C (54.1°F).

Temperature

In Faro, Portugal, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - an enjoyable 16.7°C (62.1°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 12.3°C (54.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Faro is 73%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 7.2 days. Throughout March, 9mm (0.35") of precipitation is accumulated. In Faro, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47.8 days and collects up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 15.9°C (60.6°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.9°C (60.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 18:25 WET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:19 and sunset at 19:52 WEST.
Note: On Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 01:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from WET to WEST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 29. October 2023, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from WEST to WET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Faro is 8.3h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Faro?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Faro, is 16.7°C (62.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 12.3°C (54.1°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Faro?

In March, the average relative humidity in Faro, Portugal, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in March in Faro?

In Faro, in March, during 7.2 rainfall days, 9mm (0.35") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What month is the sea coldest in Faro?

The month with the coldest seawater in Faro is March, with an average sea temperature of 15.9°C (60.6°F).

What is the sea water temperature in March in Faro?

In March, the average sea temperature in Faro is 15.9°C (60.6°F). Swimming in 15.9°C (60.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Faro have in March?

The average day length in March in Faro, Portugal, is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Faro?

On the first day of March in Faro, Portugal, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 18:25 WET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:19 and sunset at 19:52 WEST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Faro?

On Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 01:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Faro, and the time zone changes from WET to WEST. DST ends on Sunday, 29. October 2023, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in March in Faro?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Faro, Portugal, is 8.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Faro?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in March in Faro?

In Faro, Portugal, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Faro, Portugal

Average temperature in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in March: 16.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11.1°C).

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Average pressure in March
Faro, Portugal

Average pressure in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average pressure in March: 1017.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1022.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1015.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Faro, Portugal

Average wind speed in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average wind speed in March: 19km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (19km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (12.8km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Faro, Portugal

Average humidity in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average humidity in March: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and April (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

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Average rainfall in March
Faro, Portugal

Average rainfall in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in March: 9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (16mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Faro, Portugal

Average rainfall days in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (7.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Faro, Portugal

Average sea temperature in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in March: 15.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (15.9°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Faro, Portugal

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 40min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 40min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Faro, Portugal

Average sunshine days in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average sunshine days in March: 23.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (20.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Faro, Portugal

Average UV index in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
Faro, Portugal

Average cloud cover in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average cloud cover in March: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in March
Faro, Portugal

Average visibility in March - Faro, Portugal
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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